Reverb for your acoustic - non-electric

Discussion in 'Acoustic Heaven' started by MagicTwanger, Jul 20, 2019.

  1. MagicTwanger

    MagicTwanger Tele-Meister

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    Have you ever wanted reverb for your guitar (like Mr. Microphone)? Installing the springs and a dampener inside the guitar with a tensioner should do it.
     
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    StrangerNY Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Well, there is this thing. Sounds pretty good, too.



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    Or if you don't want batteries, check out Aspri. Real springs. Clip on and go.
    https://www.aspri.com/



    (Not a shill, I just thought it was neat)
     
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    Geez these things are crazy, never even thought about it .

    I just figured you’d have to rent out a hall or find a decent space for acoustic reverb
     
  5. Charlie Bernstein

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    Nope. For me, effects on an acoustic is an audio mullet. I like my acoustic acoustic and just like reverb for electric.
     
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    Geez, I thought the original post was a joke or a cruel taunt. These gadgets sound pretty good. I'd get my acoustics out of the closet more often if they sounded like that...
     
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    Ditto.

    I’m in the purest fold myself. The beauty of the acoustic is the “acoustics”. Playing in different rooms changes the sound of course, but nothing beats the acoustic for that purity of sound.

    Those effects look obtrusive.
     
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    I use some reverb/delay/chorus when my acoustic is plugged into an amp or PA. But am a purist when sitting on a couch, deck or by a campfire.

    That said, the Aspire linked to above seems kind of cool. Although I do wonder how it would sound with harder strumming, agressive flatpicking or tapping/hitting the soundboard for percussion. And what would the guitar feel like with an extra pound of weight stuck between the bridge and endpin?

    The unit in the other video would be overkill for me. If I want that much effect I'll be plugging into some pedals. If I'm recording, I'll try to capture the pure sound then add effects in the recording software. But as with all things, there are different flavors for different people. I might enjoy hearing somebody else use the Tonewood but it's not going on my guitar.
     
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